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Brush Up on Your German

January 11, 2012

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I have two sons. Both LOVE computer games, but one prefers the “simulation” type games (he’s a World War II nut) and another likes the browser kind of games, like physics games or “shooting” games that you play online. From time to time, we like to check out games in other languages, just for kicks. […]

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Piggy Banks Go High-Tech

April 22, 2010

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Sheesh, when I was a kid, I had a PLAIN OLD piggy bank. You know the kind: But like so many things, piggy banks are going really high-tech today! Wanna see a very cool piggy bank? It’s called Ekonomi interactive money box. It’s adorable, I want one! I think it’s adorable! Basically, you insert 3 […]

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How Wheat Works: Learn and Give!

December 3, 2009

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This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Wheat Food Council. All opinions are 100% mine. “Bread: the Staff of Life.” How many times have we heard that? It’s true! Did you know that mankind has been harvesting some form of wheat ever since the beginning? Wheat is one of the oldest […]

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LEGO Digital Designer Free Software

November 16, 2009

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I haven’t told my son about this new software I just discovered. He’s a LEGO nut, so he’ll be sure to flip! This ought to keep the kids preoccupied for hours and hours, heh heh!! It’s LEGO Digital Designer. Looks VERY cute! I think it could be classified as “educational” (just don’t tell the kids). […]

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A Very Cool Game Site

March 7, 2009

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I wasted ALL morning at this site: PhysicsGames.net. I love the Magic Pen game!!! Oh my gosh, you have got to try these games! And they are *educational* so you have no guilt, like when you eat those Weight Watchers chocolates, right? Anyway, I tried to take a few screenshots of the Magin Pen Game […]

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Are You Ready to Rumble?

January 8, 2009

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The kids are really, REALLY into computer games right now. OK, I probably had something to do with it when I let them go hog wild during the holiday vacation. Ugh. But at least the games are “educational” games, hehe! The latest hottie is ActionAllStars.com. This is a very, very cool site! It’s free to […]

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Very Cool Toys

January 5, 2009

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The boys got a bunch of gift cards for the holidays and they were burning holes in their pockets, lol. (The cards, not the boys, LOL!). Soooo they dragged me out to the local toy store. Holy cow, things have changed! I’m used to buying stuff online– this walking through a stocked-to-the-brim-with-loud-and-colorful-toys was quite the […]

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